Monday, April 22, 2019


Alexander  Tubonjic is excited to begin his new journey as the Dodge Center Ambulance director. Tubonjic began in the beginning of February.
Over the course of his adult life, new Dodge Center Ambulance director, Alexander Tubonjic, has experienced a lot of unique things with his career. That's why after 21 years of living in the state of Florida, Tubonjic decided to start a new journey as the leader of the ambulance department. “I...
Vehicles start to crowd the plow as the driver works to clear out the mounds of snow in the middle of Byron Ave. N. Drivers are urged to be patient, drive slowly and give plows plenty of room. Without all these heroic drivers and their equipment, all streets in Southeast Minnesota would still be impassable.
Every town in southeast Minnesota is facing a budget crunch this year that could not have been planned for. Snow removal. Every town budgets for it but this winter those budgeted hours are being pushed to the limits. And where to put the snow? In Byron, City Administrator Mary Blair-Hoeft said city...
Rita Buehler’s son Luke, was one of the many people in the community who donated blood last week, in honor of the late Rita Buehler. “My mom would have been so proud, but humbled, by all of the people who made it happen in her honor,” Buehler said.
Over the course of this winter, many blood drives across the region have been canceled, or have had low turnouts due to the weather. The weather didn’t stop people from coming out in full force to donate blood in honor of the late Rita Buehler. In fact, hundreds of people came out to donate blood...
In Minnesota, and across the country, when people think of any size town, they expect there to be at least one thing. A post office. Last week, in a press release the United States Postal Service, announced that the City of Claremont Post Office would have an emergency suspension of services, due...
  Getting married on live tv is something that is special to say the least. For Jennifer and Rob Ronnenberg, their relationship is exactly that. In October of 2017, Jennifer got the surprise of her life when she was told that she would be getting new lungs that day after a long and painful battle...
  Every year, thousands of high school students across the country apply for a Reserve Officers' Training Corps scholarship. In order to be a recipient, someone needs to be well rounded, and in many ways must be unique and well rounded. For Lauren Alexander, she fits the mold. Alexander was...
If you asked Rev. David Efflandt, about 10 years ago, if he thought he would one day be a pastor, the answer would have been no. Efflandt was enjoying his life in Southern California, where he taught middle school band. Then it happened. He got a call from God. Aside from getting a nudge from...
A house fire occurred on Thursday afternoon in Wasioja Township, around 209th Avenue. At this time it is unknown if there was any injuries or if there were any occupants in the home at the time of the fire. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. The DCI will provide updates as they...
Rehearsals are under way for the Triton spring musical, and director Anne Schreiber says the cast is loaded with talent. “We do have a lot of talented singers and actors,” she said. “The Music Man” is a well- known musical about Harold Hill, a con man who has come to the small Iowa town River City...
Kasson-Mantorville’s Garsen Schorr has his hand raised after winning the 220-pound Section 1AA Championship.
In the moments after the K-M wrestling team’s loss to Simley on February 16, I stood around many of the stunned members of KoMet Nation. The wrestling team had just lost their first dual during my four years as sports editor at the DCI and as it picked up its second place trophy and stood for a...


Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944


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